• Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park

    Black Canyon Of The Gunnison

    National Park Colorado

News & Conditions

Updated April 17, 2014


ROADS

South Rim, North Rim and East Portal Roads are all open. Please be aware that the roads could close again if winter conditions or rock fall exist.


 

CAMPGROUNDS
South Rim: OPEN, but water is NOT available.
North Rim: OPEN, but water is NOT available.
East Portal: OPEN, but water is NOT available.
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ANNUAL CLIMBING ROUTE CLOSURE
The following areas are closed to all public use until July 15, 2014 for the protection of nesting raptors:

Serpent Point and adjacent walls within one-half mile, including the top of the walls 50 feet away from the rim edge. This does not include developed trails and overlooks. Climbing routes included in this closure: East Arete, Southern Arete, West Arete, Forrest Walker, Journey through Mirkwood, Stratosfear, and The Dragon.

Did You Know?

Snake

There are no poisonous snakes at Black Canyon of the Gunnison National Park. Nighttime temperatures are too cold for many species of snakes and amphibians.